Introducing… XTEND Pilates

What is XTEND Pilates? We wanted to create a Pilates workout that mirrored what we love about our XTEND Barre workout (the high intensity, the pumping music, the sweat, cardio and burn, and the way our classes flow seamlessly. We know the list is endless!). In order to do this, we have taken the foundation […]

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Mat Pilates 101: Everything you need to know about Pilates

If you haven’t tried a Pilates class yet, I warn you… once you find the power of Pilates, you will join the millions of people who scream its benefits from the rooftops. These benefits include Improved strength, increased mobility and better co-ordination, all of which teamed with the chemical benefits of exercise will give you […]

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Xtend Barre class guide

At Xtend Barre, we offer a variety of workouts that go way beyond our signature Xtend Barre class. But with that being said, you may find yourself unsure as to what class is most suited to your particular needs… are you looking to improve flexibility? Strengthen your core? Enhance all around toning and conditioning? It […]

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Disconnect to Reconnect: Why You Should Try a Digital Detox This Summer

Go back 20 years to when internet was kept to the evening and calls were kept to the landline. Fast-forward to now and Australians spend on average 10 hours a day on internet connected devices. It’s fair to say that the advancements in digital technology have impacted and improved our lives in a big way. […]

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The health benefits of water and why you need to stay hydrated this summer

Keeping yourself hydrated is crucial for maintaining good health and working out safely in the Summer heat. But, for a lot of people, hitting the recommended 2L a day goal isn’t always something that’s easily achieved! If you feel like you don’t keep hydrated throughout the day, consider some of the benefits of drinking water […]

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Why changing your training routine is key this summer

With lighter and warmer days on the horizon, there’s never been a better time to change up your workouts. Use the change in seasons to power up your fitness routine this Spring for an unstoppable Summer workout! Follow our top tips for changing workout routines and learn more about how different forms of training complement […]

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Practicing barre while pregnant

Xtending with a baby bump

For me, pregnancy has been filled with equal measures of relief, excitement and uncertainty. You can’t help prematurely thinking about the long term (I’m sure I’m not the only person who started thinking of baby names within hours of finding out I was pregnant!), but you’re also dealing with the reality of NOW – hormones, […]

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Why everyone from Victoria Secret Models to your Mum is Xtending at the Barre

QUESTION: What’s that thing called the morning after your first Xtend Barre class when your hamstrings are crying and the rest of your body is screaming at you in a foreign language? ANSWER: This is your body’s way of letting you know that you entered ‘The Challenge Zone.’ WELL DONE! Because anyone can walk into […]

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Training for a fun run or marathon? Here’s how barre can get you over the finish line!

Running increasingly longer distances isn’t the only way to prepare for a Fun Run or Marathon. In fact, professional long-distance runners incorporate a whole range of strength and conditioning exercises into their weekly workout schedule. These exercises are key for ensuring your muscles are strong around the joints and prepared for the intensity and longevity of running a long distance. Strength […]

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